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Date: 01/05/12 07:18 AM

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    madest Male 40-49
    7381 posts
    January 5, 2012 at 4:10 am
    Link: Conspiracy Theory Rock - NBC banned this from all future airings. Watch it while you can.
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    Draculya Male 40-49
    14455 posts
    January 5, 2012 at 7:27 am
    Dinosaur companies anyway. Only the government should buy their gear.
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    jtrebowski Male 40-49
    3332 posts
    January 5, 2012 at 7:45 am
    LOL! Robert Smigel is genius.
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    Bountykat Female 18-29
    399 posts
    January 5, 2012 at 7:45 am
    Like, seriously? Is anyone really surprised/pissed off by any of this? You`ve lived your entire life like this. You can`t change poo. Get over it.
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    Gerry1of1 Male 50-59
    35670 posts
    January 5, 2012 at 8:00 am

    I know it`s supposed to be funny, but I didn`t smile. It`s all too very true.
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    Zeegrr60 Male 40-49
    2103 posts
    January 5, 2012 at 8:00 am
    What`s television?
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    mal_BB Male 18-29
    1231 posts
    January 5, 2012 at 8:30 am
    Like Gerry said, it would be funny if it wasn`t so true. Not sure we`re much better off here in the UK; maybe the the BBC just hide it better :s
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    Kain1 Male 18-29
    1473 posts
    January 5, 2012 at 8:55 am
    @ Gerry: +1
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    Student_Law Male 30-39
    1010 posts
    January 5, 2012 at 9:03 am
    Same problem in Norway, actually. The blame it on the "small country = few owners" but it was not like that before, and then we were even fewer. On a positive not, the two largest media houses here are owned by one private corporation, and the other one is owned mainly by a labour- union. So there is a certain balance of interest. And also all paper publications, except glossy magazines get a pretty big, equal amount of money. It helps to create diversity. But still, the board- room corporation model with stockholders and what not, is not good for the independence of the press.

    Revealing serious problems about government and other powers, should be nr. one priority for all news outlets - money should merely be a positive consequence.
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    CaptKangaroo Male 50-59
    2285 posts
    January 5, 2012 at 9:58 am
    Anybody with a modicum of intelligence knows this- but for the clueless out there, here is another revelation: Soylent Green is PEOPLE!!!!
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    Batmanners Male 18-29
    4009 posts
    January 5, 2012 at 10:56 am
    It`s all too eerily true. I don`t think it`s conspiracy theory though, the media bias is the hardest thing to see through. If you own the distributor of information, you can control people. Do you really think there is money to be made just telling news? Why would you run bad PR on YOUR news channel? If you make others look bad, make politicians that you aren`t lobbying look bad and the corrupt ones get the power, which benefits the company wallet.
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    JolieTheMute Female 18-29
    42 posts
    January 5, 2012 at 11:49 am
    If only I was a rich, white man.
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    Fatninja01 Male 30-39
    25350 posts
    January 5, 2012 at 12:10 pm
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    LazyMe484 Male 18-29
    10445 posts
    January 5, 2012 at 12:44 pm
    Sorry, I tend to forget about inferior technology, and like Gerry, have forgotten what television is.
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    zombieraptur Male 18-29
    57 posts
    January 5, 2012 at 1:07 pm
    did they really air this on snl? Way to go if they did! :)
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    Amurika Male 30-39
    282 posts
    January 5, 2012 at 2:00 pm
    You are right Batmanners. And why people rely on the media to tell them the truth is mind boggling to say the least. They could not care less about anyone. They make Joseph Goebbels look like the tooth fairy.
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    Gerry1of1 Male 50-59
    35670 posts
    January 5, 2012 at 2:09 pm

    @ Lazy - I have not forgotten what tv is.

    Television: (1) A device used by corporations and the government to rapidly disperse disinformation to the public.
    (2) A means by which people shop for tacky jewelry.
    (3) Pre-internet porn viewing device.
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    Chaosmaster Male 30-39
    234 posts
    January 5, 2012 at 9:09 pm
    The television is that big thing you use to play xBox on. It looks similar to a monitor, but isn`t connected to a computer.
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    DesertDustX Male 18-29
    427 posts
    January 5, 2012 at 10:22 pm
    I love when people tell the truth in a cute cartoon
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    randomxnp Male 30-39
    1293 posts
    January 6, 2012 at 11:55 am
    Errrrmmmmm ... surely four companies is far from being a monopoly. Add to that fact the rather obvious one that the internet is a major source of information and entertainment now, and not only uncontrolled but pretty much uncontrollable by deliberate design, and this video is ridiculous.
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    Lillim Female 30-39
    269 posts
    January 6, 2012 at 5:51 pm

    Go look up SOPA and PIPA, due up in front of the House and Senate once they come back from recess. The internet is not uncontrollable; ask anyone in China, and if those bills pass, ask anyone in the USA.

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